Nearly 350 guests enjoyed an Adirondack-theme awards party in honor of Oneida Nation employees who have worked 10, 15, 20 and 25 years.

The Service Award Banquet is a long-standing annual recognition event to thank employees for their dedication and commitment.

As a symbol of appreciation, Oneida Nation Representative Ray Halbritter presented each employee with a Dream Catcher service award pin and appropriate service award feather with a gemstone to signify their years of employment.

Party Time — Guests used props to dress up for photo booth fun and posed in front of the Service Awards Banquet backdrop.

Gifts Galore — 27 43” TVs and 18 49” TVs were given out at the Service Awards, while 15 people chose Kindle Fires and 10 walked away with Sony PlayStation 4s.

Signature drink  — caramel apple mule cocktail